Garden Club Meeting
The next Laguna Beach Garden Club meeting will feature author, landscape designer and Horticulture magazine contributing editor Rebecca Sweet. The meeting starts at 9:30 a.m., and Sweet will speak at 10:30 a.m. The club meets at Tankersley Hall at Laguna Presbyterian Church, 415 Forest Ave. For more information, visit http://www.lagunabeachgardenclub.org.
Laguna Presbyterian Church welcomes visitors to its sanctuary for personal prayer, silent meditation or quiet time from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The church is at 415 Forest Ave. Call the church office at (949) 494-7555 for more information.
Let's Talk Chicken
Patricia Foreman, a chicken expert and co-host of "The Chicken Whisperer" radio show will present a seminar called "Gardening With and For Chickens" from 2 to 5 p.m. at Bluebird Canyon Farm on Bluebird Canyon Road. The cost is $30 at the door or $20 if you pre-register. Call (213) 973-2012 for directions and to register.
Friday and Saturday
'Perceptions' Dance Concert
More than 50 dancers from Laguna Beach High School will perform in the "Perceptions" dance show at 7:30 p.m. in the Artists' Theatre. The types of dance featured include hip-hop, ballet and jazz. For tickets, call the box office at (949) 497-7769. Tickets are also available at the door.
Friday to Sunday
Final Weekend of Winter
The Sawdust Winter Fantasy ends this weekend. Take advantage of Sawdust Studio Art Classes and come view the 2011 holiday art show. Open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Sawdust grounds, 935 Laguna Canyon Road.
No Square Theatre will sponsor a party for families in need at 2 p.m. at Legion Hall, 384 Legion St. Santa Claus will entertain the kids while parents get to "shop" for items. Donated goods like clothing and toys will be accepted from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 10 and from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dec. 11. For more information, call Marsha Bode at (949) 244-2010 or Sande St. John at (949) 633-9429.
The last meeting of the year for OC DimeStories begins at 5 p.m. Ed Kaufman hosts this special holiday-themed meeting at 429 Shadow Lane. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org. Sign-ups to read start at 5 p.m.; readings begin at 5:30 p.m. Wine, cheese and desserts will be provided.